As part of the Space Shuttle's historic flight across the US, the 747-Space Shuttle aircraft made a low approach at the Mojave Air and Space Port on 21 September 2012,  Passing right in front of the NTPS hangar it presented quite a historic photo opportunity. Photo Courtesy of Kyle Stephens.endeavour

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NTPS Completes Flight Test Camp 2015

NTPS Completes Flight Test Camp 2015

NTPS 3rd Annual Flight Test Camp Big Success Yet Again! The National Test Pilot School (NTPS) completed its third annual one week Flight Test Camp (FTC) for 17 students from seven local high schools from 17-22 June 2015. The focus of... Read more

NTPS Completes EASA Phase 2

The National Test Pilot School (NTPS) is excited to announce that it has successfully completed Phase 2 of the European Aviation Safety Agency's (EASA) Flight Test Authorized Training Organisation (ATO) Certification process. This is another big step for NTPS putting... Read more

NTPS Graduate Makes First Flight

NTPS Graduate Makes First Flight

Sikorsky Test Pilot and NTPS Graduate Kevin Bredenbeck Co-Piloted the S-97 RAIDER helicopter on its first test flight on May 22nd, 2015. Together with fellow Sikorsky test pilot Bill Fell, they took the aircraft through a series of maneuvers designed... Read more

Draken Jets Retired To Good Homes

Draken Jets Retired To Good Homes

The National Test Pilot School (NTPS) has found great homes for its retired SAAB Draken Jets.  One jet each will be on loan for display at the Castle Air Museum in Atwater, California; the Colonel Vernon P Saxon Jr. Aerospace... Read more

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Temp 84.4 07/05/15
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Current 14.0 Average 18.9
Direction 265 High 25.0

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National Test Pilot School
P.O. Box 658
Mojave, CA 93502-0658 USA
Phone: 661-824-2977
Fax: 661-824-2943

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